Seasoned corporate communications pro (and Senior Manager, Corporate Communications at eSentire) Dan Deeth shares his knowledge of public relations, media and analyst relations, and data-driven thought leadership.
Technical marketing is hard.
Just having a great solution—even the best solution—isn’t sufficient. And the news gets worse: it’s hard for many reasons, so there’s no quick fix.
But the good news is that there are proven strategies that can increase your chances of success.
This post explains some of those strategies.
A crucial aspect of content marketing is getting content out the door, but that’s often easier said than done.
In this post, I’ll give you five tactics to help you build and maintain content marketing momentum by avoiding the content review doldrums.
Setting the right marketing goals and realistic expectations for your initiatives is important, because different activities move different needles.
This post compares and contrasts types of marketing activities and explains why it’s important to set appropriate organizational expectations.
““Really thinking about the mental health of the people on your team, and what might be going on in their lives outside work, I think is something that is super important that we don’t necessarily talk enough about.” Jacqui Murphy A few months ago, I sat down with Jacqui Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer at Auvik Networks. We had a terrific conversation, covering […]
Customer success stories form an important subset of an effective marketing content library. They offer significant utility—they provide social proof/validation social proof/validation (important for crossing the ol’ chasm, because no one wants to be the first penguin in the water), they can address buying barriers, they’re very shareable, they can be transformed for use almost anywhere and in multiple formats—while being relatively […]
As a full-service fire protection engineering firm, the breadth of our diverse service offerings—along with their technical complexities—can be challenging to grasp and convey. We now have an amazing Services Guide and Sector Sheets that not only clearly communicate to our customers but also provide a consistent message. We highly recommend Cromulent. Mohit Gogna—Marketing Manager Since 1983, PLC Fire Safety Solutions has […]
“Canadians in general need to feel like they can be successful at scale. I think we need to have some courage. We also need to recognize our value, and that I think is where sustainable scale will come from.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Kitchener wasn’t the only big thing happening in Waterloo Region on Tuesday; as most people were heading […]
By talking about things other than tech, you’ll earn yourself far more opportunities to talk about your technology, but at the right time and with the right people. I’m gonna start this post with a provocative statement: almost 60% of ‘tech companies’ in the Waterloo Region don’t understand what market they’re really in. And that’s a problem. In fact, it might be […]
Only a few days after we first spoke, Telax had the collection of new infosheets they needed to launch their Healthcare campaign. A few weeks ago, I received a message over LinkedIn: a former colleague from Sandvine*, Joseph Herdé, needed content to help his new company, Telax. *This scenario is a recurring theme in Cromulent’s growth: colleagues from Sandvine go to a […]